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When Worksheets Don’t Work – Simple Homeschool

I have often said that discussing homeschooling publicly is more terrifying to me than spilling my guts about my children, my marriage, my faith, or any other topic. And I know exactly why… I used to be extremely opposed/judgy/uninformed/militantly against it. (I was once so rude and condescending to a homeschooling mom at the park…

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Dear Me – Here’s Some Chocolate

I stayed up way too late last night with certain child of mine obsessing about king snakes and crested geckos…again. As he started to tell me all about the law in California that allows Field Herping. “Wait, what is field herping?” I asked, rubbing my temples and trying to focus. “Going into the wild and…

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We Bought A Zoo (one animal at a time)

My children, as you know, are very different. They have very, very different interests. One loves to read, one has dyslexia. One loves to play any and all sports, one has sensory issues that make it difficult to move his body at all some days. One loves people and all the things about playdates, one…

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Recommended Resources For Parents

When I first heard the news of my boys’ diagnoses, I really struggled. Not just because it was so hard to accept – although it was and sometimes still is. I also struggled, because it was so difficult to find resources that felt relevant to our situation. Many of you have asked me the same…